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Veteran Jockey Injured

Veteran Jockey Injured

Veteran jockey Gary Geran, winner of the 2017 Kumbia Cup and a familiar face around South Burnett racetracks, was injured in a race fall in Toowoomba on Saturday.

$5000 Prizes At BBQ Competition

$5000 Prizes At BBQ Competition

An official round of the Barbeques Galore National Barbecue Championship will be held in Kingaroy as part of the BaconFest festival in August.

Charity Dinner Tops Off Police Career

Charity Dinner Tops Off Police Career

Kingaroy police prosecutor Sergeant Wayne Bushell will be hanging up his badge next month, but he’s determined to put on one more big charity fundraiser before he goes.

Only Two Show Up At Meeting

Only Two Show Up At Meeting

Only two people turned up on Thursday evening in Kingaroy to give their input into the direction the South Burnett Regional Council should take over the next five years.

Calling All Ex-Tarong Workers …

Calling All Ex-Tarong Workers …

Do you recognise these blokes? If so, you’ve probably worked at Tarong Power Station at some time over the past 40 or so years.

Apply Now For Ergon Grants

Apply Now For Ergon Grants

Not-for-profit groups seeking a financial boost for their local projects are being urged to apply for their share of the Energex-Ergon Community Fund.

Mining Donations Top $1m

Mining Donations Top $1m

Donations to LifeFlight by the New Hope Group – the company that operates the New Acland coal mine – have now topped $1 million.

Road Upgrade<BR> At Crawford

Road Upgrade
At Crawford

Roadworks are scheduled to begin on Monday to upgrade a 400 metre stretch of Murphy’s Road at Crawford

Curtain Falls On<BR> ‘Shop Local’ Campaign

Curtain Falls On
‘Shop Local’ Campaign

An innovative ‘shop local’ promotion run by the South Burnett Regional Council will come to an end soon

Have You Seen These Cars?

Have You Seen These Cars?

The mother of missing man, Sam Robert Price-Purcell, joined with detectives on Friday to appeal to the community for information about what happened to her son three years ago.

Fraser Coast Mayor Sacked

Fraser Coast Mayor Sacked

Fraser Coast Mayor and WBBROC member Cr Chris Loft has been sacked by Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe for alleged breaches of the Councillor’s Code Of Conduct.

HIPPY Creates Happy Learning

HIPPY Creates Happy Learning

Cherbourg’s successful HIPPY program for families has been opened up to include Indigenous and non-Indigenous families living in Murgon … but the slots are filling quickly.

Netball Sign-On This Friday

Netball Sign-On This Friday

The 2018 sign-on for the Nanango and District Netball Association will be held at their Brooklands Road courts this Friday (February 16) from 3:30pm to 5:30pm.

Crime Stoppers Really Stops Crime

Crime Stoppers Really Stops Crime

Our readers will often see the words “ring Crime Stoppers anonymously on 1800-333-000′ in our news reports … but does anyone in Queensland actually do it?

Sleepy Driver Jailed Over Death

Sleepy Driver Jailed Over Death

A Kingaroy man will serve four months in jail after falling asleep at the wheel in 2016, causing a crash in which a young girl died.

LNP Bemoans ‘Loss Of 700 Jobs’

LNP Bemoans ‘Loss Of 700 Jobs’

LNP Leader Deb Frecklington says the State Government’s decision to refuse an environmental authority for Acland Stage 3 is the likely death knell for up to 700 local jobs.

Reconciliation Awards Deadline Looming

Reconciliation Awards Deadline Looming

Time is running out to nominate for the 2018 Queensland Reconciliation Awards.

Bookings Open For Paws Walk

Bookings Open For Paws Walk

The RSPCA’s major annual fundraiser, the Million Paws Walk, is on again in Kingaroy on March 20.

Numbers Down But Values Slightly Up

Numbers Down But Values Slightly Up

Just over 500 head were yarded at the most recent Fat and Store Sale in Murgon on Tuesday, 200 down on the previous fortnightly sale.

Wild Winds Leave Mess Behind

Wild Winds Leave Mess Behind

Two storm cells that swept through the South Burnett on Wednesday evening brought rain, hail, strong winds and left widespread areas without power.

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